Windows 7 Installation Notes

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Setting up a new Windows 7 PC at work…

Windows 7 XP Mode
Download from (works better in Internet Explorer, of course)

Want the VirtualPC to be on the real network?

Want a different user?  Create the new user in the control panel, then in the VirtualPC’s Tools / Settings, Logon Credentials, click Delete saved credentials.  It will prompt you after restarting

Other useful notes at

Remember to check the regional settings in the Virtual PC – mine was set to US despite Windows 7 being set to UK.

Other Settings

Want the power button on the start menu to be able to hibernate? Turn off Hybrid Sleep